Cummins spreading the wealth with Six Sigma projects

RP news wires, Noria Corporation
Tags: lean manufacturing

After two decades, the Six Sigma quality-management program is moving beyond the manufacturing floor.

 

Cummins, one the most passionate devotees of Six Sigma, uses it for accounting, human resources, information technology and other functions.

 

The diesel-engine maker estimates it has completed 2,500 Six Sigma projects since 2000, saving or avoiding more than $1.4 billion in costs.

 

Six Sigma is "applied in everything we do," said George Strodtbeck, executive director of corporate quality at Cummins.

 

Read the entire feature story from the Indianapolis Star newspaper by clicking on the link below:

 

http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070509/BUSINESS/705090416/1003/BUSINESS


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